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AVM 100 - Cleaning/Corrosion Control

Credits: 1
Lecture Hours: 0
Lab Hours: 2
Practicum Hours: 0
Work Experience: 0
Course Type: Voc/Tech
This course encompasses cleaning and prevention of corrosion on the aircraft. Units of instruction will include identifying and selecting materials, inspecting, removing aircraft corrosion and performing aircraft cleaning.
Competencies
  1. Identify and select cleaning materials used on aircraft
    1. Demonstrate caustic cleaning of aluminum structures.
    2. Differentiate electro-chemical from chemical cleaning.
  2. Identify cleaning agents for aircraft engine parts.
    1. Explain characteristics and use of chemical cleaners.
    2. Identify commonly used chemical cleaners and how they are used.
    3. Determine materials which may be damaged, the safety precautions and the steps in using each type of agent
    4. Determine when cleaning of engine parts can take place using various materials
    5. Describe advantages and disadvantages of blasting engine parts with: sand, walnut shells, hard shell grain, plastic pellets.
    6. Explain what precautions should be taken when using alkaline caustic solutions.
    7. Determine when each type of cleaner can be used.
  3. Inspect, identify, remove and treat aircraft corrosion and perform aircraft cleaning.
    1. Remove oil, dirt and fuel stains
    2. Follow steps and precautions during cleaning
    3. Identify intergranular and intercrystallic corrosion
    4. Determine control and causes of intergranular corrosion.
    5. List the steps for the proper removal of corrosion.
    6. Demonstrate protection of aluminum alloy parts.
    7. Apply protective coatings to such area as battery compartment and adjacent area
    8. Demonstrate proper rust removal.
    9. Maintain rubber products affected by liquids, weather and cleaning products.



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